Briefs for Sept. 3 |

Briefs for Sept. 3

Mountain Movie Fallfest

The line-up is set for this year’s Mountain Movie Fallfest, and cards are on sale to offset freight costs. Cards cost $5 and give the buyer access to all Fallfest films for $5 each. Films regularly cost $7 or $5 for seniors.

Fallfest begins Sept. 10 and runs through Sept. 30 with two new films each week. The lineup is as follows:

Sept. 10 to 16: “Napoleon Dynamite” and “The Notebook”

Sept. 17 to 23: “Maria Full of Grace” and “What the #@%*# Do We Know?”

Sept 24 to 30: “Garden State” and “DeLovely”

For more information, visit Calendars and cards are available at the Mountain Movie box office, 1870 Ski Time Square Drive. Call 879-7299.

Friday film series begins

The Fall Free Friday Film Series begins at 7 p.m., today with “Nowhere in Africa” (German with English subtitles). The film tells the true story of a Jewish family who fled the Nazi regime in 1938 for a remote farm in Kenya. This is the first in a series of six films shown every other Friday through Nov. 12.

The Free Friday Film Series is held at Centennial Hall, 124 10th St. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Arrive early as seating is limited.

‘China Painting Workshop’

The Ceramic Design Group is planning a “China Painting Workshop” with tile muralist Paul Lewing. Lewing will be in Steamboat Springs from Sept. 24 to 26 to give a free slide lecture at the Depot Art Center, followed by the two-day china painting workshop in the Ceramic Design Group studio.

Lewing will explain the methods of applying and firing china paint on pottery and ceramic tile. Students will explore resist and wipeout techniques, as well as traditional shading and ground-laying methods.

The workshop is open to potters of all levels, including beginners. Materials will be provided. The workshop costs $150 if you register before Sept. 10; $175 after Sept. 10.

For more information about Paul Lewing, visit or call 819-CLAY (2529) to register.

Arts Council hosts exhibit

The Steamboat Springs Arts Council will present a multi-media fine art exhibit and sale of work by artist members of the Arts Council. The exhibit of about 120 pieces will include oil painting, water media, drawing, printmaking, mixed media, photography, sculpture and fine craft. Sixty-one artists will be participating. Many of the artists are longtime residents of Steamboat, and some are new members exhibiting their work for the first time.

The exhibit opens with a public reception Sept. 10 at 5 p.m. There also will be a Gallery Talk from 9:30 to 11 a.m Sept. 11. The show continues through Oct. 17. Gallery Hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays to Fridays and from noon to 4 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays.

Teen Style


The Steamboat Pilot & Today is looking for writers, photographers and graphic artists ages 13 to 18 to participate in Teen Style, a monthly section published in the Sunday paper for and about teens. For more information, call Autumn Phillips at 871-4210 or e-mail

Snowboard arts competition

A prospectus is available for participants of the third annual Ride Snowboard’s Graphic Arts Competition. Entries are scheduled for exhibition in February. The deadline for entries is Jan. 15. For more information, visit

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